We are pleased to announce that the Tenuta Il Great , May 8 and 9, in of Tasting .will be presenting its wines at the
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…start work with his father and brother, Guglielmo, on developing the family's Tenuta Santa Maria estate wines.
Ever the outdoors man, equipped with considerable energy and a lively, restless mind, Giovanni devotes time outside work on an eclectic array of interests and activities, from back-country snowboarding to scuba diving, cave diving, sailing and mountaineering, and commercial photography for design firms and architects. To his family's relief, a license to fly small aircraft …
Tenuta: The rich Tenuta Frescobaldi di Castiglioni, this estate's iconic wine, is clearly in a modern key, but holds fast to the qualities of its local terroir. The labels of the bottles prior to the 2009 vintage presented the caption as " Tenuta di Castiglioni". The 2008 grape harvest on Frescobaldi's nine wine estates, located in various areas of Tuscany, ended on October 10. The 2008 spring will be remembered as the rainiest of the last few decades, with temperatures …
Fattoria di Magliano 2011 ' Sinarra' ( Tuscany, Italy) - $ 21.99
Feudi di San Gregorio 2009 Taurasi Aglianico ( Campania, Italy) - $ 39.99
…granny smith apple and chalk. The finish is relatively long and brings a touch of sea salt, along with a continuation of the lime flavor.
Wine: Tenuta Ca'Bolani
Price: $ 12.99
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Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample.
"We are having temperature highs of 37° C. ( 99° F.) but fortunately, after sundown, the temperatures descend and we have lows of 17-20° C. ( 63-68° F.). And this is good for the ripening of the grapes."
I started with 2 really nice whites, Tenuta Della Terre Nere's Etna Bianco , from the south in Sicily and Inama's Sauvignon Vulcaia Fume 2008 , from Verona in the north. Both are just great wines I could drink anytime. The Vulcaia Fume is a good balance of ripe fruit, honeyed-oak, green and not too much "fume," with a very rich feel and full, ripe fruit flavor that still manages to stay dry.
…you've probably heard of Foradori , Ferrari and Tenuta San Leonardo but otherwise there hasn't been much to shout about.
But what of the region's saviours and what of this, the Foradori Granato , not only (arguably) the regions best red wine but also its best exponent of the regions finest indigineous grape, Teroldego…